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YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Performing Arts

Adele: Soul Music’s Magical Voice

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, perfectly captures the way fans feel about Adele and her music: "Adele doesn't just sing; she changes your life, makes you feel like you're not alone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Jay-Z: CEO of Hip-Hop

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, "anyone who has followed Jay-Z's career knows [that] the superstar born Shawn Corey Carter has long defied anyone who tried to pigeonhole… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

Johnny Depp: Hollywood Rebel

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, Johnny Depp "clearly has a blast transforming his handsome self into some strange cinematic characters." Depp's career took off in 1987… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Lady Gaga: Pop's Glam Queen

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, noted, Lady Gaga is an "Overnight sensation who went from a Yonkers [New York] lounge act to, well, a fame monster." The meteoric rise of Stefani… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Nicki Minaj: Conquering Hip-Hop

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, Nicki Minaj is a "hip-hop comet...a talented rhyme-spitter who fluidly shifts from hard-core grit to Barbie-doll cute." Growing up poor… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 782.421649092

The Glee Cast: Inspiring Gleek Mania

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it about the television megahit Glee, "There have been few shows as rousing, promising, perplexing and potentially heartbreaking as this high… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 791.4502'80922

Tupac Shakur: Hip-Hop Idol

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, "[Tupac] Shakur saw himself as both artist and urban soldier, battling the media, the law, the courts and rival rappers." Tupac overcame… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.421649092